High-risk anticholinergic prescriptions are listed for 6.2% of visits of older adults, according to a study published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
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Research at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) has found that websites by cosmetic surgery providers offer incomplete information to perspective patients.
Studies have demonstrated a connection between obesity and a person's risk of developing colon and other gastrointestinal cancers. Now, scientists are investigating approaches that can break this relationship.
In a mockery of Centre's biggest health insurance scheme — Ayushman Bharat- National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS) — for BPL families, the names of UP's senior cabinet minister Satish Mahana, his family members, and a former BJP MLA Salil Vishnoi were found listed among its beneficiaries from Kanpur district. Besides several other prominent city builders also figured in the list of beneficiaries of the scheme.
The EMERALD project, coordinated by Politecnico di Torino, has kicked off. 27 European partners: universities, hospitals and private companies. Supported by the European Union "Marie Sklodowska Curie actions" with 3,3 million euro.
In a proof-of-principle study, researchers at Johns Hopkins report that a certain liver immune cell called a macrophage contains only defective or inert HIV-1 copies, and aren't likely to restart infection on their own in HIV-1-infected people on long-term antiretroviral therapy (ART).
Medical researchers demonstrate that administering broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAb) designed to target HIV in combination with agents that stimulate the innate immune system delayed viral rebound following discontinuation of ART in monkeys. The findings suggest that this two-pronged approach represents a potential strategy for targeting the viral reservoir.
A new study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine suggests that experiences of sexual harassment and sexual assault could have a significant impact on the physical and mental health of midlife women. Study results, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, also will be presented at the North American Menopause Society meeting.
In most industry-funded trials reported in high impact medical journals, all aspects of the trial involved the industry funder, finds a study published by The BMJ. The results show that, although both funder and academic authors were involved in the design, conduct, and reporting of most trials, few industry-funded trials were completely independently conducted by academics, and sometimes industry involvement was downplayed or omitted.